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Quality of education slipping, says panel Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now? Education briefs for Monday, June 18 Spotlight: Fireball Approves Aims to Protect Online Buyers from Scams 94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews 68% of Workers Still Get Most Work Done in Traditional Offices TCS shares rise over 2%, gain Rs 16,539 crore in market cap on share buyback plan Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Sanjeev Singh Bariana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 The special committee on schools suggested by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has noted that the

Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Query: I am a central government employee and will be retiring shortly. I will get retirement benefits of about Rs 1.5 crore. Where should I invest this

Education briefs for Monday, June 18

Denzine named chief of VCU faculty affairs RICHMOND — Virginia Commonwealth University has a new head of faculty affairs. Gypsy Denzine has been named the

Spotlight: Fireball Approves Aims to Protect Online Buyers from Scams

The sharing economy and online selling platforms have brought about many new opportunities for entrepreneurs and consumers. But it has also led to new opportunities

94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews

What goes into the decision-making process when a diner is looking for a restaurant? According to the new TripAdvisor “Influences on Diner Decision-Making” survey, 94%

68% of Workers Still Get Most Work Done in Traditional Offices

The way we work has changed across the board, but the traditional office still persists when it comes to the workplace. And according to the

TCS shares rise over 2%, gain Rs 16,539 crore in market cap on share buyback plan

Shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) ended with over 2% gains on Wednesday, adding Rs 16,539 crore to its market valuation, on the company’s plan

Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs

Make your home look artistic and rustic with old-looking wooden doors and window frames. Or you can bring in some copper and bronze metal objects

To simplify syllabus, Tamil Nadu scraps language paper-II for higher secondary exams

In order to simplify the state higher secondary (HSc) syllabus, the school education department on Monday issued an order to abolish Tamil and English language

This new form of vertigo has no known cause

This new form of vertigo has no known cause

Do you suffer from dizzy spells or lose your balance? You may be suffering from vertigo. The usual causes of vertigo could be a tumour or high/low blood pressure, stress or diabetes. But recently, scientists have identified a new type [...]

May 31, 2018 Health
Artificial Intelligence can better detect skin cancer than dermatologists

Artificial Intelligence can better detect skin cancer than dermatologists

An artificial intelligence system can better detect skin cancer than experienced dermatologists, a study has found. Researchers trained a form of artificial intelligence or machine learning known as a deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) to identify skin cancer by [...]

May 31, 2018 Health
How Digital Transformation Is Changing Real Estate Rentals

How Digital Transformation Is Changing Real Estate Rentals

Shutterstock In 2000, Netflix was willing to sell itself to Blockbuster for $50 million. Blockbuster, as an established industry giant with increasing profits, refused the offer. Ten years later Netflix had an eight-figure market cap while while Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy. [...]

May 29, 2018 Real Estate
13 Insider Tips To Take Your Real Estate Game To Another Level

13 Insider Tips To Take Your Real Estate Game To Another Level

Real estate development and investing isn’t just about looking for a good deal from one day to the next. It’s also about keeping a close eye on the markets, identifying the relevant market trends and deciding when to make your [...]

May 29, 2018 Real Estate
Dubai Land Department to enable fully-digitised real estate transactions

Dubai Land Department to enable fully-digitised real estate transactions

Sultan bin Mejren, director general of the Dubai Land Department, announced plans for a fully-digital real estate platform that will enable sales and rental transactions to be conducted remotely. Victor Besa for The National The Dubai Land Department is creating a [...]

May 29, 2018 Real Estate
Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

We’re constantly following hashtags such as #fitspo, #fitnessgoals on Instagram. We’re looking up the latest fitness trends and healthy diets to follow. This brings us to the question – are we getting fitter as a generation? According to the latest [...]

May 26, 2018 Health
Colour of clothes can reveal your weight problems. It can predict your BMI

Colour of clothes can reveal your weight problems. It can predict your BMI

Your clothes say a lot about your personality, your state of mind…and even about your weight. According to a study done by the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the choice of garment colour is a predictor of body mass [...]

May 26, 2018 Health
Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

While smoking is associated with a host of health problems, be it lung cancer, heart disease or skin ailments, smokers often struggle to kick the habit as chemical changes deep in the brain drive nicotine addiction. According to the World Health Organisation [...]

May 26, 2018 Health
Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that [...]

May 26, 2018 Technology
Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS New Apple smart speaker may cost $199 when it goes on sale MediaTek could be manufacturing the devices Apple Glasses won’t arrive before December 2021, says a report Apple is reportedly planning a cheaper version of its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, though [...]

May 26, 2018 Technology
Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS 80 percent of the wearable revenue came from smartwatches Apple and Xiaomi managed to rake in 18 percent sales each 3.8 million Apple Watches were sold in first quarter After a sluggish past, the wearables market is finally seeing [...]

May 26, 2018 Technology
Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

Dementia affects the memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. While it is true that most cases of dementia cannot be treated, early diagnosis can greatly help in [...]

May 25, 2018 Health